Muted Response to Greece Reflects Change in Markets

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

Financial markets' quiet response to the latest Greek crisis shows how much things have changed since worries about Greek debt helped disrupt global markets in 2011 and 2012. Money managers have become more confident in the ability of the European ...

Humana Cuts Profit View On Higher Medical Costs -- 3rd Update

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Liz Hoffman And Anna Wilde Mathews After weeks of banking on a takeover, Humana Inc.'s shareholders reacted coolly to news of the insurer's $34.1 billion announced sale to Aetna Inc., amid concerns over the deal's antitrust prospects, the possibility ...

Asian Shares Shrug Off China, Greece Worries

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By Gregor Stuart Hunter Asian markets rose early Tuesday, as investors shrug off twin concerns over Greece's debt situation and China's economy, which led to a plunge in oil prices. Greece's vote on Sunday to reject creditors' demands, including pension ...

Correction to Dollar Tad Higher Against Yen, Euro Article

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"Dollar Tad Higher Against Yen, Euro Ahead of Greece Summit," at 0530 GMT, misstated the name of FPG Securities' chief executive. His name is Koji Fukaya. (END) Dow Jones Newswires July 07, 2015 02:13 ET (06:13 GMT) Copyright (c) 2015 ...

European Stocks Hold Steady

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European stocks steadied Tuesday, with investors awaiting the outcome of an impromptu summit of eurozone leaders at which Greece will once again face its European creditors. In early trade, the Stoxx Europe 600 was 0.3% higher. Germany's DAX rose 0.4%, ...

AMP Capital, 3i Infrastructure to Buy Denmark's Esvagt

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Robb M. Stewart MELBOURNE, Australia--Investment manager AMP Capital is teaming up with 3i Infrastructure PLC (3IN.LN) to buy Denmark's Esvagt, a provider of rescue services for Scandinavia's offshore oil-and-gas industry. AMP Capital, a unit of Australian financial services company ...

Mexico's Peso Is Stung by Bets on U.S. Rates

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Mexico's currency fell to a record against the dollar Monday, illustrating the downside of popular emerging-market trades at a time of anxiety about higher interest rates in the U.S. Touted for years by Wall Street strategists and bond investor Bill ...

Samsung Affiliates Clear Another Legal Hurdle on Way to Merger

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SEOUL?A South Korean court sided with the Samsung conglomerate Tuesday in a decision that could sway the outcome of a contentious merger between two Samsung companies. The Seoul Central District Court ruled that Samsung C&T;'s sale of its treasury shares?worth ...

Asian Shares: China Shares Fall Amid Doubts Over Beijing's Rescue

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By Gregor Stuart Hunter China's stocks fell Tuesday, casting doubt on the potency of Beijing's aggressive rescue efforts, while investors elsewhere in Asia appear to shrug off concerns over Greece's debt situation. The Shanghai Composite is down more than 3%, ...

Austria's Schelling: Haircut on Greek Debt Won't Be Discussed Tuesday

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By Nicole Lundeen VIENNA--Tuesday's impromptu summit meeting of euro-zone leaders won't be discussing a possible haircut for Greece's debt, Austria's Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling said Tuesday. "Of course it [a bailout package for Greece] is possible without a haircut," but ...

IMF: Italy's Renzi Needs to Push Forward With Deeper Reforms

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Giada Zampano ROME--The Italian economy is gradually emerging from its most prolonged recession in decades and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi needs to firmly push through his ambitious reform agenda to address Italy's structural weaknesses and reignite sustained growth, the ...

Asian Shares: China Shares Fall Amid Doubts Over Beijing's Rescue

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Gregor Stuart Hunter China's stocks fell Tuesday, casting doubt on the potency of Beijing's aggressive rescue efforts, while investors elsewhere in Asia appear to shrug off concerns over Greece's debt situation. The Shanghai Composite is down 1.3% at 3727.12. ...

French State Budget Deficit Narrows End May on Year

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By Noemie Bisserbe PARIS--France's state budget deficit narrowed over the first five months of the year compared with the corresponding period in 2014, as spending fell. The deficit declined to 63.9 billion euros ($70.5 billion) at the end of May ...

Humana Cuts Profit View On Higher Medical Costs -- 4th Update

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

By Liz Hoffman And Anna Wilde Mathews After weeks of banking on a takeover, Humana Inc.'s shareholders reacted coolly to news of the insurer's $34.1 billion announced sale to Aetna Inc., amid concerns over the deal's antitrust prospects, the possibility ...

Exor Pitching PartnerRe Investors

TODAY: July 7, 2015 PUB DATE: July 7, 2015

John Elkann, chief executive of Italian investment company Exor SpA, is taking his $6.8 billion offer for reinsurer PartnerRe Ltd. to its investors, hoping to thwart the Bermuda-based company's plan to merge with rival insurer Axis Capital Holding Ltd. Mr. ...